If you’ve been seeing an icon on your Facebook page which looks like a shop front and never bothered to check it out, it’s high time you know. That icon is called “The Facebook Marketplace”. This market place functions like any other market place in the world. Be it a physical market or an e-commerce market. That is, buying and selling is the reason it is called a marketplace.
End your search if you have ever thought of selling things online but didn’t know how. The Facebook Marketplace is an online market which consists of a wide gallery of items categorized to help buyers find their desired products. The categories you find here covers a lot when it comes to purchasing items from a market.
Advantages of Facebook Marketplace
FB Marketplace has unique advantages and they are:
- Easy accessibility
- Free to use whether you are a buyer or seller
- Covers a wide range of items
- Get to purchase and market items to people who stay close to you
Facebook Marketplace – Buy and Sell
In the FB Marketplace, you can choose to either be a buyer or a seller. On your visit to this platform, one of the first things which captures your interest are the items. These items are displayed by seller near you who are willing to trade their items for profit. You are given details of the item before purchase. As a buyer or seller in Facebook Marketplace, you get to choose where you want to be seen. It’s a setting in this platform which making trading easier. All the buyer does is to identify the item he/she wants and get across to the seller for a bargain.
How to Access the Facebook Marketplace
- On Desktop – It is found on your menu bar located at the left hand side of your Facebook page
- On Android – It is found at the top of your page
- On IOS – It is found at the bottom of your page